Kennedy supports nuclear agreement with Iran

Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, whose district includes a heavy concentration of Jewish voters, on Monday endorsed the Iran nuclear deal.

//[1]-8855--90x90.jpg Homicide ruling reversed in case of infant’s 2013 death

The state has dropped the charges against Aisling Brady McCarthy, the nanny accused of murdering an infant in her care.

Female fan hit by bat at Fenway Park

The fan, sitting four rows from the field, was hit on the left elbow but stayed in her seat.

The $7.3 billion estimate by the MBTA panel is not the final word.

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$7.3b needed to fix buses, trains, stations, MBTA panel says

The figure marks a substantial, though not unexpected, increase over a preliminary estimate of $6.7 billion issued in March.

Simmons College professor arrested on child pornography charges

A 37-year-old Simmons College psychology professor has been arrested in New Hampshire, officials said.

Walsh seeks to ban unmarked replica handguns

If approved by the City Council, the ordinance would allow police to confiscate fake guns that aren’t clearly labeled.

Walsh proposes 13.7% City Council pay hike

The proposal to raise councilors’ salaries to $99,500 could set up a showdown between the mayor and the City Council.

3 men arraigned in fatal July shooting in Dorchester

The family of 20-year-old Jean Louis listened as a prosecutor outlined details of the case.

// Protesters call for investigation into videotaped incident

Demonstrators rallied on City Hall Plaza in response to a video that they said showed a officer choking a man.

Brigham to cut 100 jobs as costs rise faster than revenues

The job cuts at Brigham and Women’s Hospital will apply to all positions that don’t deal in direct patient care.

Isabella Cimato, 17, Arianna Schaden, 14, and Sofia Harrison, 15, checked their phones at Roosevelt Field shopping mall in Garden City, N.Y., as they did some back-to-school shopping.

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Companies want to know how Generation Z thinks

Generation Z, those people between the ages of 14 to 20 years old, are starting to spend their own money, and businesses are noticing.

Tom Brady Deflategate hearing

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// Tom Brady has more rights than most American workers

The Patriots QB has the rare ability to take his boss to court when he thinks he’s being punished unfairly.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady left federal court in New York on Monday.

Judge’s decision is next in Deflategate

Judge Richard Berman said he would issue a decision in the coming days after another meeting that did not yield an agreement.

Ben Gould of Boston was outside of Fenway Park handing out


Orsillo makes his return to Fenway Park

Monday’s game was Orsillo’s first at Fenway since he learned last week he was being replaced in the booth.

Bartholomew's Cobble in Sheffield.

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Exploring New England’s hidden beauty spots

Sometimes it takes a chance encounter with a tourist or a “scenic overlook” sign to remind us to look around.

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick before a preseason NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. The Patriots won 17-16. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)


Patriots begin roster cuts by trimming five players

Josh Boyce, Jonathan Krause, Jimmay Mundine, Joe Vellano, and Dekoda Watson were let go Monday.

Donald Trump was at the final round of the Barclays golf tournament Sunday in Edison, N.J.

Trump says uncle was proof of family’s smart genes

Donald Trump’s late uncle, John G. Trump, was a renowned professor at MIT.

A man examined what remained of his house and car after Hurricane Carol.

Region marks anniversary of deadly Hurricane Carol

Sixty-one years later, the storm is a reminder that the Atlantic hurricane season can have a powerful effect on New England.

Commentary | Ty Burr

// Wes Craven’s nightmares changed horror fan reality

No one took nightmares more seriously — or, paradoxically, with more tongue-in-cheek wit — than horror filmmaker Wes Craven.

Ground Game

// Tracking the endorsements of N.H. GOP activists

Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, and Rand Paul have picked up the most support from top party activists in the Granite State so far.

Opinion & Ideas

Bobby Farrelly

// If Deflategate hit Mayberry, what would Andy Griffith do?

The Patriot Nation’s faith in Tom Brady ultimately could be rewarded. Or fans might end up with egg on their face.

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month for August 2015

A look at some of the best images taken by Boston Globe photographers in August, including sand art, Willie Nelson, and wrangling sharks on Nantucket.



You can now get directions from Rob Gronkowski on the Waze app.


// A look at Catholic back-to-school . . . um, ‘fashion’

The last major shift in Catholic school uniform fashion was permitting girls to wear slacks